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Charles Edmund HURST

Regimental number30552
Place of birthMt Barker, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
Address35 Hawthorn Grove, Hawthorn, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, W Hurst, 35 Hawthorn Grove, Hawthorn, Victoria
Previous military service53rd Infantry
Enlistment date9 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 21, Reinforcement 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/131/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division Ammunition Column
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 15 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death29 May 1967
Age at death71
Place of burialDeniliquin Cemetery, New South Wales

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